"You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes." -- A. A. Milne

How to be Smarter: "The Final Step to Networking Success" has a lot of great points about the many benefits of following up, staying in touch, and saying thank you when someone helps you. How to be Prettier: Advice on being photogenic: "Right before the shot, I try to smile as if I'm looking at someone I love and not just at the camera. This helps it look less posed and awkward and more sincere and flattering." -- from 5 Ways to Become More Photogenic.

How to be (less) Awkward: A great framework, called the SAP Pitch, for answering the question "What do you do?".